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Since the election of a China-skeptic president in Taiwan, tensions have grown between Taipei and Beijing. DW speaks with Taiwan expert Johannes Buckow over the future of the relationship.
Taiwanese tech giant Foxconn has bought control of struggling Japanese electronics firm Sharp for $3.5 billion. The deal is the first foreign takeover of a major Japanese electronics company.
Taiwanese voters are set to cast their ballots on January 16 to elect a new president for their self-ruling island. DW takes a look at the three candidates contesting the poll and their China policies.
The Taiwan Strait is still a dangerous trouble spot. Now for the first time, China’s and Taiwan’s leaders met in person. While the meeting had little substance, it was still important, says DW’s Matthias von Hein.
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By Benjamin Yeh / AFP Taiwan loves cherry blossoms. In fact, it loves almost everything Japanese. For a nation that ruled the island for 50 years, often with an iron fist, Japan has left a very favorable impression. In the latest triumph of Japanese soft power in its former colony, tens of thousands of Taiwanese have …